MPs debate 2014 Queen's Speech: Day 2 - Cost of living

MPs debate 2014 Queen's Speech: Day 2
05 June 2014

In the second day of debate on the Queen's Speech in the House of Commons on Thursday 5 June 2014, MPs debated those aspects of the speech relating to the cost of living, energy and housing.

The debate was opened by Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey.  Caroline Flint, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change responded on behalf of the Opposition.

Debate on the Address: Day 2

Following the first day of general debate on the Queen's Speech, there are five days of debate on specific topics. On the second day of debate MPs will discuss the cost of living, energy and housing.

Further debate on different aspects of the Queen's Speech will proceed over the next four sitting days as follows:

  • Monday 9 June - Health
  • Tuesday 10 June - Home Affairs
  • Wednesday 11 June - Jobs and Work
  • Thursday 12 June - Economy and Living Standards

The Queen's Speech

Her Majesty the Queen delivered the Speech in the Lords Chamber outlining the Government's legislative programme for the parliamentary year ahead on Wednesday 4 June 2014.  Watch the Queen's Speech and follow five days of debate on the contents of the Speech in Parliamentary news.

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